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Don Clark / New York Times:
Broadcom proposes replacing Qualcomm's board, a move viewed as a pressure tactic in the escalating fight over its proposed $105B takeover bid   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Broadcom on Monday proposed a slate of 11 directors to replace the entire board of Qualcomm, setting the stage for a proxy battle …
Dec 4, 2017, 10:20 AMIn context
Cecilia Kang / New York Times:
As receding Arctic ice opens new paths for fiber internet cables between global finance hubs, remote cities like Point Hope, AK get broadband for the first time   —  The receding ice has opened new passageways for high-speed internet cables.  Point Hope, a gravel spit in northwest Alaska, is along one of the new routes.
Dec 4, 2017, 9:05 AMIn context
New York Times:
Former NSA employee Nghia H. Pho pleads guilty to taking classified files home, where, officials say, Russian hackers stole the files via Kaspersky software   —  BALTIMORE — A former National Security Agency employee admitted on Friday that he had illegally taken from the agency classified documents believed …
Dec 2, 2017, 8:10 AMIn context
New York Times:
Sources: three DHS staff in inspector general's office stole computer system with 246K employees' details to build and sell a knockoff system to other offices   —  WASHINGTON — It was an audacious scheme: an attempted inside job at the office of a federal watchdog agency, where the cops, the authorities said, became the robbers.
Nov 29, 2017, 1:40 PMIn context
Nick Wingfield / New York Times:
Microsoft plans multibillion-dollar overhaul of its Redmond campus, expanding it by adding ~2.5M square feet of new space for an additional 8,000 employees   —  SEATTLE — While Amazon is hunting for a second headquarters away from its hometown, its neighbor in the Seattle area — Microsoft …
Nov 29, 2017, 2:45 AMIn context
Adam Liptak / New York Times:
Inside Carpenter v. United States, a potentially watershed case on digital privacy and the Fourth Amendment, set to be heard by SCOTUS this week   —  WASHINGTON — The case that could transform privacy law in the digital era began with the armed robbery of a Radio Shack store in Detroit, a couple of weeks before Christmas in 2010.
Nov 28, 2017, 12:15 PMIn context
David Gelles / New York Times:
Inside Etsy's transformation as it sheds its B Corp status, freewheeling culture, and idealistic business approach to appease shareholders   —  The first time Josh Silverman addressed the staff of Etsy as their newly installed chief executive, he tried to connect with a work force known for its diversity, idealism and sincerity.
Nov 26, 2017, 1:40 PMIn context
Brook Larmer / New York Times:
In China's bike-share-driven sharing economy, companies, investors, and the government see a potential windfall from customer data produced by every transaction   —  For decades after its Communist revolution in 1949, China was known as “the kingdom of bicycles.”
Nov 26, 2017, 2:05 AMIn context
Tim Wu / New York Times:
Net neutrality supporters have strong legal arguments to overturn Ajit Pai's proposed rules repeal in court   —  Back in 2005, a small phone company based in North Carolina named Madison River began preventing its subscribers from making phone calls using the internet application Vonage.
Nov 25, 2017, 11:25 PMIn context
Cliff Kuang / New York Times:
A look at Explainable AI, an emerging research discipline to make decision-making of machine learning systems more transparent and understandable to humans   —  As machine learning becomes more powerful, the field's researchers increasingly find themselves unable to account for what their algorithms know — or how they know it.
Nov 25, 2017, 2:00 AMIn context

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